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Career Moves (2nd Edition) by Caitlin Williams, Annabelle Reitman

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Chapter 5

Preparing for Change

This chapter will help you manage change in your work life by enabling you to finesse the transition from the old professional niche to a new one. When you understandthe characteristics of transitions and how to move successfully from point A to point B, you can integrate changes into your career goals and plans and retain control of your professional life.

As in any other career field, over your working lifetime you can expect to experience at least two major career movements or professional shifts and several minor ones. Some of the changes or shifts are typical adult experiences (promotions); others result from your planning (career mobility) or from circumstances beyond your control (reorganization). Change ...

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